Montgomery County government, Conroe ISD spending out of control, even compared to federal government

Conroe, January 20 – Even compared to the federal government which often suffers the most criticism, the Montgomery County government and the Conroe Independent School District have tortured Montgomery County taxpayers with out-of-control spending at unprecedented levels. Mark Keough, the former State Representative who took the oath of office to become Montgomery County Judge on […]

Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Walker answers specific questions about issues

Willis, January 18 – Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Robert Walker responded to some specific questions, which The Golden Hammerposed to him, about Walker’s positions on issues facing Montgomery County’s government and citizens. This newspaper had provided the questions to Walker on Tuesday, January 16, 2019, before the announcement article ran two days ago (“Walker […]

Opposites in almost every respect, Keough, Metts attend LBJ School’s “Seminar for Newly Elected County Judges & Commissioners” together

Austin, January 17 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts are attending the LBJ School’s and Texas Association of Counties’ “Seminar for Newly Elected County Judges & Commissioners” in Austin from January 14 to 17, 2019. It’s hard to imagine two people who are more different from each other […]

Montgomery County Hospital District skirts law, disregards spending concerns sending EMS teams to College Station during college football games

Montgomery County Hospital District skirts law, disregards spending concerns sending EMS teams to College Station during college football games

Image: The operation of these extraordinarily expensive vehicles is extraordinarily expensive. Apparently, the Montgomery County Hospital District’s administration doesn’t care. Conroe and College Station, January 17 – Several high-level employees of the Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) have complained to The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, and to the MCHD Board of Directors about […]

Walker announces candidacy for Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner, which confirms Meador retiring

Walker announces candidacy for Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner, which confirms Meador retiring

Image: Businessman Robert Walker (center) attended Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon’s fundraiser on October 11, 2018. In this photograph, Walker stands in the middle with Judge Wayne Mack (left) and some guy dressed like a gangsta. Willis, January 16 – Long time Willis-area businessman Robert Walker has made official that he is running for […]

Despite reform promises during electoral campaign, Lone Star GCD Board contemplating taxpayer-funded lobbyist in defiance of conservative pro-citizen principles; Bouche comes out against

Updated at 9:29 a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Conroe, January 15 – Despite numerous campaign promises by the members of the newly-elected Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) that they would avoid high-priced professionals as their appointed predecessors had squandered the taxpayers’ funds, the Board has included on its agenda […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts took $26K away from citizens merely to build up “slush fund”

Conroe, January 14 – The idea was to reduce salaries as a symbol of leadership in reducing government spending. Then-State Representative Mark Keough drew hundreds of conservative political activists and opinion-makers to his campaign by promising that he would reduce his salary by 12%, so that the Montgomery County Judge would not earn a salary […]

Montgomery County Grand Jury to begin hearing evidence in Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch case on January 22, operations problems but no suspensions

Montgomery County Grand Jury to begin hearing evidence in Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch case on January 22, operations problems but no suspensions

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden (center, with beard) attended the East Montgomery County Republican Women’s “Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner” on January 9, 2019. Conroe and New Caney, January 15 – A Montgomery County Grand Jury will begin to hear evidence in the pending investigation in which Precinct 4 Montgomery County Kenneth […]

Keough removes 30.06-30.07 stickers from Montgomery County Judge’s Office, stands for right to bear arms and against government overreach

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, January 13 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, who came into office as a “reform conservative” only 12 days ago, has removed the 30.06-30.07 stickers on the front window of the County Judge’s Office, which liberal Craig Doyal had put on those windows. Those stickers ostensibly would prohibit “License-To-Carry” holders from carrying […]

Is this paradise? No, it’s Conroe, but Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough really did reduce his own salary by 12%

Is this paradise? No, it’s Conroe, but Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough really did reduce his own salary by 12%

Image: For a brief moment, Conroe appeared as in this photograph when Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough moved to reduce his own salary! Conroe, January 13 – For a brief moment, Paradise descended upon Conroe and Montgomery County when, for the first time history, the Montgomery County Judge, recently installed Mark Keough, moved to reduce […]

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